Dr Robert Cowan

  • Senior Lecturer (Philosophy)

Publications

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Number of items: 20.

2024

Carter, J. A. and Cowan, R. (2024) Safety and Dream Scepticism in Sosa’s Epistemology. Synthese, (Accepted for Publication)

2023

Cowan, R. (2023) Dreams, morality and the waking world. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 104(1), pp. 2-29. (doi: 10.1111/papq.12397)

Cowan, R. (2023) Moral responsibility while dreaming. Ergo, 10, 53. (doi: 10.3998/ergo.5190)

2021

Corns, J. and Cowan, R. (2021) Moral motivation and the affective appeal. Philosophical Studies, 178(1), pp. 71-94. (doi: 10.1007/s11098-020-01421-2)

2020

Corns, J. and Cowan, R. (2020) Lessons for ethics from the science of pain. In: Holtzman, G. S. and Hildt, E. (eds.) Does Neuroscience Have Normative Implications? Series: The international library of ethics, law and technology (22). Springer: Cham, pp. 39-57. ISBN 9783030561338 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-56134-5_3)

Cowan, R. (2020) The puzzle of moral memory. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 17(2), pp. 202-228. (doi: 10.1163/17455243-20192914)

Cowan, R. and Simion, M. (2020) Editorial. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 23(1), pp. 1-3. (doi: 10.1007/s10677-020-10072-5)

Cowan, R. and Simion, M. (Eds.) (2020) Ethics, Knowledge and Language: Selected Papers from the Annual Meeting of the British Society for Ethical Theory 2019. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. 23(1) [Edited Journal]

2019

Bowell, T., Cowan, R. and Kemp, G. (2019) Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide. 5th Edition. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9780815371427 (doi: 10.4324/9781351243735)

2018

Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. eds. (2018) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198786054

Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (2018) Evaluative Perception: Introduction. In: Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (eds.) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9780198786054

Cowan, R. (2018) Epistemic Sentimentalism and Epistemic Reason-Responsiveness. In: Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (eds.) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198786054 (doi: 10.1093/oso/9780198786054.003.0012)

2017

Cowan, R. (2017) Rossian conceptual intuitionism. Ethics, 127(4), pp. 821-851. (doi: 10.1086/691566)

Cowan, R. (2017) Pain and justified evaluative belief. In: Corns, J. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Pain. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. Routledge, pp. 354-364. ISBN 9781138823181

2016

Cowan, R. (2016) Epistemic perceptualism and neo-sentimentalist objections. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 46(1), pp. 59-81. (doi: 10.1080/00455091.2015.1123037)

2015

Cowan, R. (2015) Clarifying ethical intuitionism. European Journal of Philosophy, 23(4), pp. 1097-1116. (doi: 10.1111/ejop.12031)

Cowan, R. (2015) C.D. Broad on moral sense theories in ethics. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Virtual Issue 3: Methods In Ethics, pp. 171-182.

Cowan, R. (2015) Perceptual intuitionism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 90(1), pp. 164-193. (doi: 10.1111/phpr.12023)

2014

Cowan, R. (2014) Review of: Moral Perception by Robert Audi. Mind, 123(492), pp. 1167-1171. (doi: 10.1093/mind/fzu155)[Book Review]

Cowan, R. (2014) Cognitive penetrability and ethical perception. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 6(4), pp. 665-682. (doi: 10.1007/s13164-014-0185-4)

This list was generated on Fri May 24 11:26:38 2024 BST.
Number of items: 20.

Articles

Carter, J. A. and Cowan, R. (2024) Safety and Dream Scepticism in Sosa’s Epistemology. Synthese, (Accepted for Publication)

Cowan, R. (2023) Dreams, morality and the waking world. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 104(1), pp. 2-29. (doi: 10.1111/papq.12397)

Cowan, R. (2023) Moral responsibility while dreaming. Ergo, 10, 53. (doi: 10.3998/ergo.5190)

Corns, J. and Cowan, R. (2021) Moral motivation and the affective appeal. Philosophical Studies, 178(1), pp. 71-94. (doi: 10.1007/s11098-020-01421-2)

Cowan, R. (2020) The puzzle of moral memory. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 17(2), pp. 202-228. (doi: 10.1163/17455243-20192914)

Cowan, R. and Simion, M. (2020) Editorial. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 23(1), pp. 1-3. (doi: 10.1007/s10677-020-10072-5)

Cowan, R. (2017) Rossian conceptual intuitionism. Ethics, 127(4), pp. 821-851. (doi: 10.1086/691566)

Cowan, R. (2016) Epistemic perceptualism and neo-sentimentalist objections. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 46(1), pp. 59-81. (doi: 10.1080/00455091.2015.1123037)

Cowan, R. (2015) Clarifying ethical intuitionism. European Journal of Philosophy, 23(4), pp. 1097-1116. (doi: 10.1111/ejop.12031)

Cowan, R. (2015) C.D. Broad on moral sense theories in ethics. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Virtual Issue 3: Methods In Ethics, pp. 171-182.

Cowan, R. (2015) Perceptual intuitionism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 90(1), pp. 164-193. (doi: 10.1111/phpr.12023)

Cowan, R. (2014) Cognitive penetrability and ethical perception. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 6(4), pp. 665-682. (doi: 10.1007/s13164-014-0185-4)

Books

Bowell, T., Cowan, R. and Kemp, G. (2019) Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide. 5th Edition. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9780815371427 (doi: 10.4324/9781351243735)

Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. eds. (2018) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198786054

Book Sections

Corns, J. and Cowan, R. (2020) Lessons for ethics from the science of pain. In: Holtzman, G. S. and Hildt, E. (eds.) Does Neuroscience Have Normative Implications? Series: The international library of ethics, law and technology (22). Springer: Cham, pp. 39-57. ISBN 9783030561338 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-56134-5_3)

Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (2018) Evaluative Perception: Introduction. In: Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (eds.) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9780198786054

Cowan, R. (2018) Epistemic Sentimentalism and Epistemic Reason-Responsiveness. In: Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (eds.) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198786054 (doi: 10.1093/oso/9780198786054.003.0012)

Cowan, R. (2017) Pain and justified evaluative belief. In: Corns, J. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Pain. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. Routledge, pp. 354-364. ISBN 9781138823181

Book Reviews

Cowan, R. (2014) Review of: Moral Perception by Robert Audi. Mind, 123(492), pp. 1167-1171. (doi: 10.1093/mind/fzu155)[Book Review]

Edited Journals

Cowan, R. and Simion, M. (Eds.) (2020) Ethics, Knowledge and Language: Selected Papers from the Annual Meeting of the British Society for Ethical Theory 2019. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. 23(1) [Edited Journal]

This list was generated on Fri May 24 11:26:38 2024 BST.

Supervision

Robert is keen to supervise research students on the following topics:

  • Dreams, especially the normativity of dreams
  • Moral epistemology
  • Emotions

Robert is currently supervising PhD students on the following topics:

  • Counterfactuals and Moral Blame
  • Moral Knowledge and Self-Knowledge
  • The Ethics of Dreams
  • Hodgson, Calum
    Answering Formal and Substantial Paradoxes of Democracy.
  • Reid, Findlay
    Are Agents Morally Assessible for Dreams or Dream-Acts?

Robert has supervised PhD theses on the following topics:

  • The ethics of suicide
  • Political conservatism
  • The Epistemology of Emotions
  • The Value of Nature
  • The Non-Identity Problem

Teaching

Course currently taught: 

  • 1A: How do I think critically?
  • SH24: Dreams
  • MSc Ethics

Additional information

Robert is currently:

  • Director Teaching for Philosophy
  • Humanities Widening Participation Officer